Improvements the city of Kenyon made have had a positive impact on the amount of mercury entering the wastewater stream.
Minnesota freshman Democratic Rep. Angie Craig said she will spend the weekend poring over testimony, reports and the articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump before deciding on how she’ll cast her vote.
Five months after returning from a deployment in Kuwait, 52 Minnesota National Guard soldiers from the Faribault-based Charlie Company, a division of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, spent part of their drill weekend at a holiday party organized with the assistance of Faribault Beyond th…
Renee Clawiter, special education paraprofessional at Kenyon-Wanamingo Schools, has been nominated as the Minnesota Staff Member of the Year.
In September, Kenyon’s City Council reviewed its proposed 2020 operating budget, after hearing from each department head about proposed budget changes.
The Kenyon-Wanamingo School Board is moving quickly in the search for a part-time interim superintendent for the Kenyon-Wanamingo School District.
In just her fourth year at Kenyon-Wanamingo Middle/High School, special education instructor Ashley Rohwer has been nominated for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
While the cities of Kenyon and Wanamingo prepare for their Christmas celebrations, it seems as if Mother Nature is also preparing in a unique way. The first winter storm of the season covered parts of Minnesota with five to 10 inches of snowfall, making conditions picture perfect for the cel…
2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act which enforced Prohibition in 1919. It’s also what inspired one Wood Lake resident to travel to Kenyon, the hometown of Andrew Volstead.
Snow totals of 4 inches or greater from around Minnesota and western Wisconsin through 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, as reported by weather observers and relayed by the National Weather Service. Snow was still falling in some locations, so these may not be final totals:
If you’ve ever wondered where that turkey on your table may have come from, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Census of Agriculture can help.
Every winter, the first big snowstorms hit Minnesota and those of us who drive need to learn, all over again, how to drive in snow and ice.
After weeks of preparation, making improvements and adjustments to the former Schweich’s Hotel Bar and Restaurant, the Kenyon Bar and Grill is opening its doors to the community. A grand opening is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
A holiday beer with a friend. A glass of wine at a family member’s home. One shot for the road. A drink here or there can seem insignificant, but one drink can affect a driver’s judgment. This holiday season, give the gift of life by choosing a sober ride every time you decide to have even o…
RED WING — During Linda Flanders’ first day sitting behind Goodhue County Board’s table instead of with the observers, she issued a tie-breaking vote on a topic under discussion for months: the solid waste designation ordinance. Flanders supported the ordinance.
Cheryl Dahl, fifth grade Reading and Language Arts teacher at Kenyon Wanamingo Middle School, has been nominated by K-6 Principal Katy Schuerman for Minnesota Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Education Minnesota. Dahl attended University of Wisconsin River Falls, where in 1997 she earned a …
RED WING — Goodhue County is getting down to the final steps of its solid waste designation ordinance, part of the county’s overall plan to enter the closed landfill agreement with the state.
Benjamin Short and Katie VanEpps share a couple things in common. Not only are they both members of the Kenyon-Wanamingo Band, but they have also both been accepted into one of the three orchestras of the Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestra, or SEMYO, in Rochester. Both students are also …
At Kenyon Senior Living’s Ninth Annual Banquet and Gala Event, there was something special to celebrate. Dec. 1, 2019, marks 70 years of ‘Serving Seniors with Purpose, Compassion and Care’ in the Kenyon community.
Unseasonably cold weather means ice making has begun on many lakes across the state, but Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers advise people to stay off of the still-forming ice.
One downside of our current production of grain crops such as corn, soybeans, wheat, oat, and barley is that these crops are annual crops, meaning that they need to be planted each year. This also means that many of the fields where annual grain crops are grown will spend at least some time …
CANNON FALLS — Bankers, elected officials and just about anyone who helps develop the local economies in Southeast Minnesota was on hand Thursday night to celebrate CEDA, Community and Economic Development Associates, at the Cannon River Winery.
An evening of comedy and music will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Kenyon. The evening will begin with a business meeting and entertainment to follow.
Six Kenyon-Wanamingo band students and eight K-W choir students joined some of the finest musicians in the Hiawatha Valley League (HVL) All-Conference Band and Choir Concert.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Elementary School held an assembly Wednesday, Nov 6. to recognize all the students who have reached their 25% goal in reading or math. There were a total of 187 students that reached their reading goal and 167 students who reached their math goal this time. All students will…
Southern Minnesota has seen tornadoes, flooding and severe winter storms in the past couple years — and an event taking place Tuesday night aims to get residents better prepared for the next emergency.
Nerstrand Meats and Catering is voluntarily recalling three jerky-style meat products that may have become adulterated due to improper processing. Minnesota Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered the processing deviation during a routine inspection.
We don't know them all, but we owe them all. Kenyon-Wanamingo students and staff honored veterans in several different ways Monday.
Kenyon-Wanamingo students Pre-K through 12th grade classrooms will notice a different approach to lockdown and safety drills within the next couple weeks.
MnDOT snowplows will be out on southeast Minnesota state highways Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning when snow is forecasted for the region, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
There were plenty of laughs and stories shared as Kenyon Senior Living residents handed out candy to more than 60 trick-or-treaters who stopped by the center Thursday.